Farewell Dinner for Mr. Marc Knapper, Chargé d’Affaires ad interim of the U.S. Embassy
The Asia Society Korea organized a farewell dinner for Mr. Marc Knapper, Chargé d’Affaires ad interim of the U.S. Embassy in Seoul, on 10 July 2018. Corporate and individual members of the Asia Society Korea as well as the staff of the U.S. Embassy were in attendance to bid farewell to Mr. Knapper.
Opening remarks were given by Yvonne Yoon-Hee Kim, Executive Director of the Asia Society Korea, which were followed by the toast proposed by Hong-Koo Lee, Acting Chairman of the Asia Society Korea. During the dinner, John Delury, a senior fellow at the Asia Society Center on US-China Relations who is also an Associate Professor at Yonsei University, moderated a conversation with Mr. Knapper on the future of U.S.-Korea relations. The evening was successfully brought to a close with a gift presentation to Mr. Knapper and a farewell message by Dr. Song-Mi Yi, a member of the Asia Society's Global Council who is a Professor Emerita at the Academy of Korean Studies.